RAIN (Radio And Internet Newsletter)

YouTube is making tweaks to its YouTube Music platform, continuing its efforts to make the video-focused service an appealing option for music subscribers. The latest update will see its YouTube...
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Pod Drop highlights noteworthy new and upcoming podcasts from across the vast and fast-growing category. Today's announcements include Dr. Phil's entry into podcasting and a new show from ESPN Radio...
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Specialized studies have been reporting growth in audio for years, and the general media research is reflecting the same result. Nielsen's Total Audience Report for Q2 marked another steady quarter...
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Streaming software company Shoutcast has released two new premium services for companies. The new subscriptions are Shoutcast for Business and Shoutcast for Enterprise. These plans are both intended to offer...
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E.W. Scripps has completed its sale of eight radio stations, which marks the final steps of divesting its radio division. The media company sold stations in Boise, ID and Tucson,...
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Veritone announced that it has entered an agreement to provide advertising insights to Univision Communications' nationwide Spanish-language radio network. Univision stations will be able to leverage Veritone's aiWARE artificial intelligence...
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Tencent Music Entertainment has launched its IPO on the New York Stock Exchange, making the long-awaited move to go public just before the year's end. The Chinese music company has...
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Pandora has hired a new member of its programming team. Akim Bryant joins the audio company in the role of top 40 coordinator, curation programming. He will be based in...
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In a milestone that potentially moves the podcast measurement needle away from downloads and toward listens, NPR has formally launched RAD (Remote Audio Data). It has been in development for...
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For years, radio professionals have started their day by reading Tom Taylor NOW Newsletter, delivered promptly at 4:00am (ET). After December 21, that habit could be a memory. In today's...
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